Thursday, January 27, 2011

Last call for sign up - "Zbrush Character Creation"~!!

Bryan is coming back for another term to teach his "Zbrush Character Creation" class at CDA.

For those students who have signed up for the class, here is a hint on this quarter's theme...."We who are about to die salute you~!!"

There is still a few spaces left in the class so make sure to sign up soon :)

For more of Bryan's work, please visit his blog site at

Hope to see you in class~!!

(Update - Here is a recent cover illustration Bryan did for the "Famous Monsters of Filmland" Magazine. Enjoy~!!)

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

"Sci Fi Mech Design" with Khang Le~!!

Hi Everyone,

Khang Le is coming back to CDA to teach another Mech Design workshop. This is a great workshop for anyone who wants see his unique approach to design and his efficient working process.

Date - Feb 26
Time - 2~7PM
Price - $120

Khang's workshop usually sells out fairly quickly, so sign up soon while the spaces are still available.

Please check out the flyer bellow for more details and descriptions.


Monday, January 17, 2011

"Advance Entertainment Design" - In Class Demos

(*** Update - the class project have just been announced: "Redesigning Avatar". Sign up soon to join the fun :) ***)

Here is three new in class demos from Carlo Arellano's "Advanced Entertainment Design" class. The enrollment is still open, so sign up soon~!!

Friday, January 7, 2011

"Advanced Entertainment Design" with Carlo Arellano~!!

Sign up soon as space is limited. First portfolio review deadline on Jan. 14th, 2011.

For more of Carlo's artworks, you can visit his portfolio site at:
or his blog site at:

Thanks for your time :)
Kevin Chen

Monday, January 3, 2011

CDA Spring 2011 enrollment starts now~!!

Hi Everyone,

It is Jan. 4th and the Spring 2011 brochure is officially released today and ready for enrollment~!!

Please read through our enrollment instructions and school policy before you reserve your classes:

All sign-up are accepted by e-mail only and on a first come first serve basis.

Due to the heavy volume of e-mail, please allow us 3~4 days to process your reservation request.

Thanks for your interest and hope to see you next semester~!!

Kevin Chen

Sunday, January 2, 2011

Spring 2011 Enrollment Status (updated 4/10/11 12AM)

(*** Click on class title for art & class descriptions ***)


- none -

Adv. Entertainment Design with C. Arellano - Locked
Adv. Vis Com with Darren Quach - Full
Analytical Figure Drawing with Kevin Chen - Full
Animal Anatomy with Joe Weatherly - Locked
Cinematic Storyboard with Jay Oliva - Full
Creature Design with Jerad Marantz - Full
Digital Illustration with Robert Mckinnon - Full
Environment Design with James Paick (Mon) - Full
Environment Design with James Paick (Wed) - Full
Figure Invention for Animation with Radford Sechrist - Full
Figure Painting with Bill Perkins - Locked
Head & Figure Drawing with Kevin Chen - Locked
Intro to Character Design with Kevin Chen - Full
Landscape Painting with Jackson Sze - Locked
Maya for Concept Design with Felix Jorge - Locked
Sketching for Environment with Ed Li - Full
Story Dev for Animation with Radford Sechrist - Full
Vehicle & Mechs with Paul Christopher - Locked
Vis Comp 1: Dynamic Sketching with Peter Han - Full
Zbrush Character Creation with Bryan Wynia - Locked

Sci Fi Mech Design with Khang Le - Full
Visual Development with Nathan Fowkes - Full
Illustration Workshop with Jon Foster - Full

(*** For all FULL classes or workshops, there is a waiting list available. Sign up if you wish to be notified when there are any last minute openings from cancellations. Thanks. ***)

Saturday, January 1, 2011

Happy 2011~!!

(Above: 100th year of R.O.C. from Taipei, Taiwan)

We wish you happiness and an exciting new year to come ~!!